Joo Koon station

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Joo Koon
ஜூ கூன்
Joo Koon-EWL.png
*Graphic From SGTrains/Wikipedia/LTA
Address 91 Joo Koon Circle
Singapore 629116
Line(s) East–West Line
Structure Elevated
Connections Bus Taxi
Abbreviation JKN

Joo Koon (EW29) is a Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station on the East–West Line.


Date Event
28 February 2009 Station officially opened
16 November 2017 - 26 May 2018 Station (towards Tuas Link) closed due to the train collision[1]
(Except 10, 17 December 2017, 29 April 2018 and 6, 13, 20 May 2018)
10, 17 December 2017 Station closed due to the upgrading of signaling system on the East–West Line[2]
14, 21, 28 March 2021 Station closed due to the replacement of electrical cable on the East–West Line[3]
4, 11, 18 April 2021
25 April 2021 Station (towards Tuas Link) closed due to the replacement of electrical cable on the East–West Line[3]
2, 9, 16, 23 May 2021

Train collision[edit]

On 15 November 2017 at 8.18am, 2 KSF(A) trains collided at this station. A train fault caused the first train heading in the direction of Tuas Link to stall at the station. A minute later, a second train stopped behind the first and then "moved forward unexpectedly", resulting in the collision. 36 passengers and 2 SMRT staff sustained light to moderate injuries, and have been conveyed to nearby hospitals.[4][5][6]

Investigation found that the first train had a safety protection feature removed when it went over a faulty signalling circuit.[7] That safety protection feature was designed to fix a known bug which wrongly designated the six-car train as a three-car train under certain circumstances.[7] While the first train was being detrained and the automatic platform doors were opened, a separate protection module was activated to block off the entire length of the westbound platform. The module notified the second train's signalling computer that the westbound platform was occupied and to stay clear of the platform.[7] The second train stopped at the correct distance behind the first train while the automatic platform doors were open. However, once the doors were closed, the platform length protection module was removed. When the signalling on the second train detected the first train as only three cars instead of six, it started moving to close the perceived gap between both trains for the distance of three cars, thus allowing the acceleration of the second train and the rear-end collision with the first train.[7]


APlatform EW1Pasir RisCG2Changi Airport via EW4CGTanah Merah Service Map
Platform A/B
BPlatform EW33Tuas Link Service Map
L2 Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Passenger Service Centre
L1 Street Level Joo Koon Bus Interchange


Exit Disabled-Access Location/Nearby
A Handicapped/disabled access Joo Koon Circle, Joo Koon Bus Interchange, Fairprice Hub
B Handicapped/disabled access Joo Koon Circle, Upper Jurong Road
C Handicapped/disabled access Fairprice Hub

Transport Services[edit]

First/Last Train Timing[edit]

Destination First Train Last Train
Mon − Fri Sat Sun & P.H. Daily
icon East–West Line
EW1Pasir Ris 05:29 05:29 05:59 23:29
EW33Tuas Link 05:27 05:27 05:57 00:38


More travel information: Alternative Travel Method
Bus Stop Exit Bus Service
Joo Koon Int icon24009
Joo Koon Circle
Joo Koon Stn Exit A icon23499
Joo Koon Circle
Bef Joo Koon Int icon23371
Benoi Rd
Joo Koon Stn Exit B icon23491
Joo Koon Circle


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